Death, Maiming, Money and Muni: The enormous costs- human and financial- of bad drivers and tax discipline at the San Francisco Municipal Railway

Number 20820
Subject Buses
Source SF Weekly (San Francisco, Calif.)
State CA
Year 2003
Publication Date August 6, 2003
Summary In an investigation conducted by the SF weekly, reporters found that Muni buses, streetcars and trolleys have higher incidence of accidents than other transit vehicles. As the investigations reveled many of these accidents were caused due to the negligence of the drivers. The article also reveals that Muni has been reimbursing pedestrians frequently, spending taxpayers' money and refusing to acknowledge the serious issue.
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Pages 10
Keywords Muni buses;pedestrian safety;driving under the influence of alcohol;DUI;California Highway patrol
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